Looms

Fixed vertical loom, eutilizado exclusively in minor production centres, is a model of rustic character. It’s a vertical frame with Rails that support the limbs from two round and parallel rods called enjullos. The weft threads are set between these two enjullos. Tissue begins always at the bottom. During the work, the worker is sitting on a plank that leans on the banisters of two scaffolds clinging to vertical studs of the loom. According to the knotted progresses, the plank that serves as a seat must be elevated at the same time that the carpet. This type of loom used carpet whose length does not exceed that of the loom, i.e. three metres.

The tools used for the making of a rug are few and simple. The knife is used to cut the strands of the knot; It is sometimes equipped with a hook that serves to tie (especially in Tabriz). carpet comb is made of several sheets of metal whose ends are separated to form the teeth. It serves to tighten the threads of the plot against the row of knots. Scissors, flat character and elongated, are used to review the carpet strands. Carpets are a good decorative element, have a long-standing tradition some of the most prominent were made during the 16th and 17TH centuries and made in the city of Usak. The Persians were pioneers in the realization of these products between the ancient civilizations, reaching a great expertise in the construction and designs, thanks to the experience accumulated over time. Original author and source of the article